Gumyōji Station (Keikyu)

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Gumyōji Station

弘明寺駅
Keikyu Gumyouji Station1.jpg
Gumyōji Station seen from nearby hill
Location Gumyōji 267, Minami-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
(神奈川県横浜市南区弘明寺町267)
Japan
Operated by Keikyu Corporation
Line(s) Keikyū Main Line
Distance 29.1 km from Shinagawa
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code KK43
History
Opened 1930
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 29,448 daily

Gumyōji Station (弘明寺駅, Gumyōji-eki) is a railway station operated by the Keikyū Keikyū Main Line located in Minami-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located 29.1 rail kilometers from the northern terminus of the Keikyū Main Line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo. Note that Gumyōji Station of the Yokohama Municipal Subway is located about 500 m away, on the other side of the Gumyōji Kannon Shopping Street (弘明寺かんのん通り商店街).

History[edit]

Gumyōji Station was opened on April 1, 1930 as a station on the Shōnan Electric Railway, which merged with the Keihin Electric Railway on November 1, 1941. The platforms were lengthened to accommodate 6-car long trains in 1969, and a new elevated station building was completed in 1984. The platforms were further lengthened to accommodate 8-car long trains in December 1987.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

1  Keikyū Main Line for Kamiōoka, Shin-Zushi, Uraga
2  Keikyū Main Line for Yokohama, Haneda Airport, Shinagawa, Sengakuji, Oshiage

Gumyōji Station is an elevated station with dual opposed side platforms serving two tracks.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keikyū Main Line
Idogaya   Local   Kamiōoka
Idogaya   Airport Express   Kamiōoka
Ltd. Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Ltd. Express: Does not stop at this station
Keikyu Wing: Does not stop at this station

References[edit]

  • Miura, Kazuo. Keikyū Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (in Japanese)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°25′27.5″N 139°35′48.5″E / 35.424306°N 139.596806°E / 35.424306; 139.596806